Music on TV this week: John Prine; Blood Orange; Sampha; Alessia Cara; Dolly Parton; Anderson .Paak

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Anderson .Paak performs on 'Saturday Night Live'
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- "Claire Foy" Episode 1753 -- Pictured: Musical guest Anderson Paak featuring Kendrick Lamar performs in Studio 8H on Saturday, December 1, 2018. (Will Heath/NBC)

Artists heard on The Current are frequently featured on TV programs, and we've gathered the listings in one convenient place for you. We'll also post videos of performances as the week progresses.

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This week's schedule

This week, many programs are easing back in after the Thanksgiving holiday. Look for new performances from Blood Orange, Sampha, and Alessia Cara, while Anderson .Paak is the musical guest on Saturday Night Live.

A day before this list was published, CBS Sunday Morning featured interviews with John Prine and Alessia Cara; watch those interviews in the embedded video below.

Notable reruns this week include Arctic Monkeys on The Late Late Show with James Corden and Cyndi Lauper's 2017 turn on Austin City Limits.

Here's the complete rundown. Check your local listings for broadcast times.*

Sunday, Nov. 25


John Prine; Alessia Cara, CBS Sunday Morning (CBS)

Monday, Nov. 26


Blood Orange, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (NBC)

Mike Shinoda, The Late Late Show with James Corden (CBS)
Lukas Nelson, Last Call with Carson Daly; note: rerun from Oct. 1 (NBC) | watch Lukas Nelson performing at SXSW, March 2018

Tuesday, Nov. 27


Imagine Dragons, Jimmy Kimmel Live!; note: rerun from Nov. 5 (ABC)

Wednesday, Nov. 28


J.I.D featuring BJ The Chicago Kid and Thundercat, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (NBC) | Thundercat in studio at The Current, March 2017

Sara Bareilles, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, (CBS)
Broods, Late Night with Seth Meyers; note: rerun from Nov. 19 (NBC)

Flora Cash, Last Call with Carson Daly; note: rerun from Oct. 3 (NBC) | Flora Cash in studio at The Current, Sept. 27, 2018

Thursday, Nov. 29


H.E.R., Jimmy Kimmel Live!; note: rerun from Nov. 20 (ABC)
Sampha featuring Kamasi Washington, The Late Late Show with James Corden (CBS) | Sampha in studio at The Current, May 2017

American Aquarium, Last Call with Carson Daly; note: rerun from Oct. 4 (NBC)

Friday, Nov. 30


Alessia Cara, The Ellen DeGeneres Show (network varies; check your local listings) | David Safar interviews Alessia Cara, 2015
Dolly Parton, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (NBC) | Dolly Parton's latest music project premieres in St. Paul, MPR News, Nov. 12, 2018

Bono, Snoop Dogg and Pharrell, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, RED benefit show; note: rerun from Nov. 19 (ABC)
Arctic Monkeys, The Late Late Show with James Corden; note: rerun from Oct. 3 (CBS) | Album review: Arctic Monkeys, Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino, by Jill Riley, May 22, 2018

https://youtu.be/LfAVZARpA0k

Houndmouth, Last Call with Carson Daly; note: rerun from Oct. 8 (NBC)

Saturday, Dec. 1


Tall Heights, CBS This Morning: Saturday Sessions (CBS)

Anderson .Paak, Saturday Night Live (NBC)

Cyndi Lauper, Austin City Limits; note: rerun from Jan. 14, 2017 (PBS) | Cyndi Lauper chats with Oake & Riley in the Electric Fetus basement, May 2016

*Schedule subject to change.

Watch again: See last week's highlights.

External Links

CBS Sunday Morning - CBS
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon - NBC
The Late Late Show with James Corden - CBS
Last Call with Carson Daly - NBC
Jimmy Kimmel Live! - ABC
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert - CBS
Late Night with Seth Meyers - NBC
The Ellen DeGeneres Show - network varies; check local listings
CBS This Morning - CBS
Saturday Night Live - NBC
Austin City Limits - PBS

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20 Photos

  • John Prine with Brandi Carlile and Sturgill Simpson on 'Colbert'
    The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and guest John Prine during Thursday's April 12, 2018 show. (Scott Kowalchyk/CBS)
  • Alessia Cara
    Alessia Cara (courtesy Def Jam Recordings)
  • Mike Shinoda
    Mike Shinoda is a singer-songwriter and was a founding member of the band Linkin Park. (Frank Maddocks)
  • Blood Orange performs on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'
    THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 0968 -- Pictured: Musical guest Blood Orange performs on November 26, 2018. (Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
  • A Star is Born
    Bradley Cooper as Jack and Lukas Nelson as guitarist in the drama "A Star Is Born," a Warner Bros. Pictures release. (Neal Preston)
  • Imagine Dragons
    Imagine Dragons (Eliot Lee Hazel)
  • J.I.D featuring BJ The Chicago Kid & Thundercat on The Tonight Show
    THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 0970 -- Pictured: Musical guest J.I.D featuring BJ The Chicago Kid & Thundercat performing on November 28, 2018. (Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
  • Sara Bareilles
    Hal David Starlight Award Honoree Sara Bareilles poses backstage during the Songwriters Hall of Fame 49th Annual Induction and Awards Dinner at New York Marriott Marquis Hotel on June 14, 2018 in New York City. (Gary Gershoff/Getty Images)
  • Broods press photo
    Multi-award winning brother-sister duo Broods (Caleb and Georgia Nott) are one of the most celebrated young bands to emerge out of New Zealand in recent times. (Renata Raksha)
  • Flora Cash perform in The Current studio
    Flora Cash perform in The Current studio (Nate Ryan | MPR)
  • H.E.R. press photo
    Gabriella "Gabi" Wilson, better known by her stage name H.E.R., is a singer from Vallejo, California. She signed to RCA Records and has released five extended plays under the label. (Sue Kwon)
  • Sampha and Kamasi Washington on 'The Late Late Show with James Corden'
    The Late Late Show with James Corden airing Thursday, November 29, 2018, with musical guest Sampha, featuring Kamasi Washington. (Terence Patrick/CBS)
  • American Aquarium
    American Aquarium (Cal Quinn)
  • Alessia Cara
    Alessia Cara (courtesy Def Jam Recordings)
  • Dolly Parton performs on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'
    THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 0972 -- Musical guest Dolly Parton performs on November 30, 2018. (Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
  • Arctic Monkeys on 'The Late Late Show with James Corden'
    Arctic Monkeys perform during "The Late Late Show with James Corden," Monday, May 14, 2018. (Terence Patrick/CBS)
  • Houndmouth
    Houndmouth via Facebook (Houndmouth via Facebook)
  • Tall Heights
    The Boston-based duo of Paul Wright and Tim Harrington are collectively known as Tall Heights. (Erez Avissar)
  • Anderson .Paak performs on 'Saturday Night Live'
    SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- "Claire Foy" Episode 1753 -- Pictured: Musical guest Anderson Paak performs in Studio 8H on Saturday, December 1, 2018. (Will Heath/NBC)
  • Cyndi Lauper performs on 'Austin City Limits'
    Cyndi Lauper performs on 'Austin City Limits' on PBS. (courtesy KLRU-TV/Austin City Limits. Photo by Scott Newton)